Adult Book Discussion Featuring “Crazy in Alabama,” by Mark Childress

Take a break from the cold and snow to enjoy a tale of “a hot restless summer in Alabama and an unforgettable woman who looks for salvation in Hollywood” as the Adult Book Discussion reviews “Crazy in Alabama” by Mark Childress on Tuesday, Feb 18, 7:00 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.

Described as “puckishly comic and disturbingly poignant” and “the novel that Childress fans have been waiting for,” the book shares the touching and entertaining tale of Peejoe, an orphan boy who comes of age during a racially restless summer of ’65 in the Deep South.

The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call the main library at 740-392-BOOK (2665), visit or email

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